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Sep 17, 2019

Horsemanship in Germany

horsemanship in Germany

I got a very thoughtful email from a listener.  Christian lives in Germany with his wife and three children. It sounds like he has a demanding white-collar job.  He was very complimentary of the podcast - one of his favorites was the episode with cowboy Bill Mooney - He encouraged us to keep...

Sep 3, 2019

Safety on the trail

Safety on the Trail - Learning the Ropes

It's a bit of a shame that we even have to talk about safety on the trail.  Once upon a time, it was you and your horse.  If you did a good job with your horse, you were safe.  Nowadays, there are outside factors.  Besides the usual dogs, as the open areas get gobbled up with...

Aug 27, 2019


Inspiration from a Listener Anna Supp 

Listener Anna Supp sent us this email in the hopes it would provide inspiration for others.

If you have a story to share with others in our horse-loving community,  we would love to hear it. It can be about anything - your favorite trainer, your biggest "ah ha" moment, or the...

Aug 20, 2019

Horse Show Preparation

horse show

What does it take to prepare for a horse show?  We're not sure.  We're amateurs at this.  But, what we can tell you is how we prepared for our horse show.

Ranae and I work together.  We each have our strengths.  Ranae is better at seeing my mistakes while riding.  She helps me with posture, where...

Aug 6, 2019

Vesicular Stomatitis

vesicular stomatitis

I had been hearing news about an equine disease vesicular stomatitis that was quarantining horses in Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.  Looking for more about the disease, I contacted my vet, Dr. John Tolley of Bakersfield Large Animal Veterinary Hospital.  I recorded this interview on a...